COVID Cases Continue Rise In Illinois
(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Illinois.  On Friday, State health officials reported more than 30-thousand new cases over the past week.  That is nearly six-thousand more cases than the previous week.  The CDC says 14 counties in Illinois are now rated at the Medium Community Level, including nine counties in the northeast part of the state and five in the central part.